Starry Vs Sprite

The new Pepsi drink, Starry, has been making waves in the beverage world with its sparkling, fruity flavor and eye-catching packaging. However, as a retired Sprite fanatic, I have to say that Starry just doesn’t compare.

First of all, let’s talk about taste. Starry certainly has a unique flavor, with hints of starfruit and citrus, but it’s just not as refreshing as Sprite. Sprite has a crisp, clean taste that quenches your thirst and leaves you feeling energized. Starry, on the other hand, has a slightly syrupy aftertaste that lingers in your mouth and leaves you feeling a bit weighed down. Obviously soda is made with syrup but I don’t want to be reminded every time I take a sip of the drink.

Secondly, Sprite has a more recognizable and distinct flavor. Sprite’s lemon-lime taste is a classic, and it’s something that many people have grown up drinking. 

In terms of packaging, Starry certainly stands out on the shelves with its vibrant purple and blue color scheme and glittering stars. But let’s be real, when it comes down to it, the design of the bottle doesn’t really matter if the drink inside isn’t up to par. Sprite’s iconic green label is simple yet classic, and it’s always easy to spot in a sea of other sodas.

Finally, there’s the issue of brand loyalty. I’ve been drinking Sprite for as long as I can remember, and it’s always been a reliable go-to for me. While Pepsi is certainly a respected name in the beverage industry, Starry just doesn’t have the same level of trust and familiarity that Sprite does.

In conclusion, while Starry may be a fun new addition to the Pepsi lineup, it just doesn’t hold a candle to the tried-and-true classic that is Sprite.